Professor James Ashton-Miller has been selected to receive the 2015 ASME H.R. Lissner Medal. The H.R. Lissner Medal recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of bioengineering.
The Bioengineering Division of ASME established the H. R. Lissner Award as a divisional award in 1977. It was upgraded to a society award in 1987, made possible by a donation from Wayne State University and is named in honor of Professor H. R. Lissner of Wayne State University for his pioneering work in biomechanics that began in 1939.